My Prayer

by Bruce Lansky
I pray my father finds his keys.
I pray my sister doesn’t tease.
I pray that baby has no rash.
But most of all, I pray for cash.


Text © Bruce Lansky reprinted from My Dog Ate My Homework!, published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Stephen Carpenter. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

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